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Cheeseburger Gothic Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 15:45 Source

I've been doing a few podcast interviews recently. This one, with Joanna Penn, was a good un.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:51 Source

BOC will support CSIRO during its $3.4 million ammonia to hydrogen cracking and membrane purification project that is set to revolutionise the global supply chain for hydrogen.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:47 Source

Are Australia's wind farms living up to expectations? Why the market preferred Origin's results to AGL's; and a dive into the Windlab prospectus and its "busload" wind and solar plant.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:45 Source

Changes to the draft Australian Standard for installing home battery units are essential, but it is also important to ensure appropriate technical standards are in place to ensure consumers are protected, the Clean Energy Council said today.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:43 Source

Major renewable energy tender announcements expected from Victoria, along with more details of state renewable energy target architecture.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 14:01 Source

California's solar-centric grid manages eclipse without a hitch. In Australia, preparations already being made for 2028 eclipse.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 13:52 Source

Solar pioneer Martin Green says solar PV will fall to $US10/MWh within a few years, but this will be good news for Australia's mining industry because the fall in Australia's thermal coal exports will be offset by a factor of more than 5 by demand for other resources.

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 13:49 Source

From WaPo: President Trump outlined a revised vision for the U.S. war in Afghanistan on Monday, pledging to end a strategy of “nation-building” and instead institute a policy aimed more squarely at addressing the terrorist threat that emanates from the region. “I share the American people’s frustration,” he said. “I also share their frustration over

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Renew Economy Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 13:47 Source

Energy market rule maker backs down on proposal to charge solar households to export excess PV generation back to the grid.

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 13:18 Source

Dalian is up again today but looking a little tired as parcel limits kick in: Big Iron ore still roaring: Big Gas is outdoing oil: Big Gold looks strong: Terror Bank continues to under-perform: And Big Liar to ignore reality, though MEA has faded (or that might be an uber-bullish “cup and handle” formation: Finally,

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 13:10 Source

by Chris Becker Tesla is impossible to value, so says Matt Debord at Business Insider: The company is fuelled financially by a “story” about the future. It could be a decade before it’s possible to properly value the company. Tesla is easy to value, so says Tim Worstall at Forbes: People might even be misguided

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Cheeseburger Gothic Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:56 Source

The 82nd Airborne scheduled a jump for today. You'd almost imagine they did so on purpose.

It'd make a great book cover.

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Political Owl Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:55 Source

Sleepless night ahead for Julie Bishop as "the unworkable" NZ Labour Party dramatically narrows gap in election race and pundits declare Jacinta Arden a very real chance after Sunday's charismatic party launch.Could be m

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:50 Source

Seems reasonable to me: Having held our nerve through the first seven months of 2017 with our long-standing call for the AUD/USD to fall to 70 cents by the end of this year, the ever-diminishing prospects for a significant near-term recovery in the US dollar now forces us to acknowledge that it is now difficult

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 12:45 Source

This woman has to resign to save her soul: Sydney, 22 August 2017: Australia’s major banks have resolved to mount a challenge to the SA bank tax if it is legislated, the Australian Bankers’ Association announced today. “The South Australian Government will face a High Court challenge if it introduces its proposed bank tax,” ABA

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